Areas of Study


Jackson State University

Graduate Degree Programs


 College of Business:

 Accounting, M.P.A.

 Business Administration, M.B.A., Ph.D.


 College of Education and Human Development:

 Clinical Mental Health, M.S.

 Early Childhood, M.S.Ed., Ed.D.

 Education, Ed.S. (See concentrations listed below.)

 Educational Administration, Ph.D.

 Educational Administration and Supervision, M.S.

 Elementary Education, M.S.Ed.

 Health, Physical Education and Recreation, M.S.Ed.

 Psychometry, Ed.S.

 Reading Education, M.S.Ed., Ed.S. 

 Rehabilitation Counseling, M.S.

 School Counseling, M.S.Ed., Ed.S.

 Secondary Education, M.S.Ed.

 Special Education, M.S.Ed., Ed.S.

 Sport Science, M.S.

 Teaching, M.A.T.

 Urban Higher Education, Ph.D.


 College of Liberal Arts:

 Clinical Psychology, Ph.D.

 Criminology & Justice Services, M.A.

 English, M.A.

 History, M.A.

 Mass Communications, M.S.

 Music Education, M.M.Ed.

 Political Science, M.A.

 Public Administration, Ph.D.

 Public Policy and Administration, M.P.P.A.

 Sociology, M.A.


 College of Science, Engineering, and Technology:

 Biology, M.S.

 Chemistry, M.S., Ph.D.

 Computational & Data-Enabled Science & Engineering, Ph.D.

 Computer Science, M.S.

 Data-Enabled Science & Engineering, M.S.

 Engineering, M.S., Ph.D.

 Environmental Science, M.S., Ph.D.

 Hazardous Materials Management, M.S

 Mathematics, M.S.

 Science and Mathematics Education, M.S.T.

 Technology Education, M.S.Ed.

 Urban and Regional Planning, M.A., Ph.D.


 College of Health Sciences:

 Communicative Disorders, M.S.

 Public Health, M.P.H., Dr.P.H.

 Social Work, M.S.W., Ph.D.


JSU Online Graduate Degree Programs


Business Administration, MBA

Early Childhood Education, MSEd

Education Administration and Supervision, MS

Education (concentration in Higher Education), EdS

Education (concentration in School Counseling), EdS

Education (concentration in Psychometry), EdS

History, MA

Master of Arts in Teaching (concentration in Elementary and Secondary Education), MAT

Health, Physical Education & Recreation, MSEd

Reading Education, MS

Science and Mathematics Education (concentration in Biology), MST

Special Education, MSEd, EdS

Sport Science, MS


Graduate Degrees Offered


M.A., Master of Arts

M.A.T., Master of Arts in Teaching

M.B.A., Master of Business Administration

M.P.P.A., Master of Public Policy & Administration

M.P.A., Master of Public Accountancy

M.P.H., Master of Public Health

M.S., Master of Science

M.S.Ed., Master of Science in Education

M.S.T., Master of Science in Teaching

Ed.S., Specialist in Education

Ed.D., Doctor of Education

Dr.PH, Doctor of Public Health

Ph.D., Doctor of Philosophy